Help Southern Cultures turn the page.

For nearly thirty years, we’ve been an invaluable resource for scholars and students worldwide, providing smart southern writing to readers from Natchez to Nepal and everywhere in between. As a non-profit journal, we depend on the generous support of our readers, donors, and partners to produce thoughtful original writing and research with a visual punch. Your contribution helps us ensure the next thirty years of rigorous and creative work on the US South and provides support for:


Photo Rights

Because you can’t have an essay on Muhammad Ali without a photo of Muhammad Ali.

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Original Artwork

We work with artists to create content—from commissioned cover art to color photo essays and digital features—because 1,000 words don’t always tell the whole story.


Video & Audio Production

Loose Leaf presents content that extends conversations started in our pages, including interviews with Julian Bond, Bulgarian Ambassador Elena Poptodorova, and Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers.

People Power

Help us grow the gang. We provide hands-on editorial experience to students through summer internships and graduate fellowships.

To support Southern Cultures, you can make a secure contribution online. Please visit the Center’s gift page and choose the Southern Cultures Gift Fund. You can also send a tax-deductible donation of any amount to:

The Arts & Sciences Foundation
Attn: Southern Cultures Gift Fund
Buchan House
523 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

*  Please note in the memo line of your check that your gift is for the Southern Cultures Gift Fund.
For any questions, or to discuss supporting Southern Cultures in more detail, please contact our Associate Director of Development, Michael Klaus, by phone at (919) 843-4454, or by email.

For additional support, please subscribe, give a gift subscription, advertise, or share our content. Every bit helps!

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